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Mindset Hacks for Acing the Interview

Nathalie Thompson | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Nathalie Thompson

Acing the interview begins with your mindset. The most successful interviewees are not passive outsiders to the process; they are active participants in creating the kind of situation most likely to serve them.

Four Years Wiser, My Message for This Year's Graduates

Katharine Rose | Posted 05.26.2015 | College
Katharine Rose

Our focus, then, should not be on trying to "figure it all out." It should be on finding ways to be more accepting of the place we are currently in -- and looking for lessons that we can call upon for guidance in the future.

A Graduation Toolkit: A Leading Career Coach's 5 Most Inspired Tools for Anyone Entering the World Anew

Tama Kieves | Posted 05.26.2015 | College
Tama Kieves

Today's graduate, just like the rest of us, faces an uncharted world. Creativity, not conformity, is the new security. Booyah.

Mentor Others for Your Own Professional Development

Margaret Ruvoldt | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
Margaret Ruvoldt

Whether through a formal company initiative or through informal organic relationships, many leaders find themselves asked to make time in their busy schedules for mentoring.

Don't Know What You Want? 10 Simple Steps for Creating a Personal Vision Retreat

Tamika Schilbe | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Tamika Schilbe

Last month I told friends I was taking a few days off to go on a vision retreat, and I realized people had no clue what I was talking about. "Is that a course you're taking?" someone asked. Good question.

Gerry Plaza: Don't Be Fixated on a Single Solution to Problems

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

This is part of the #CareerAdvice series - featuring successful professionals who share their advice to people who would want to take their career to...

What I Learned About My Career From Leading A Double Life

Catherine LeClair | Posted 05.21.2015 | Women
Catherine LeClair

Leading a double life wasn't exactly the hardest thing in the world, but it wasn't easy. I didn't feel embarrassed about my serving job, but I was self-conscious about the different personalities I needed to uphold at each role.

6 Pieces of Advice We Give, But Never Take

Uloop | Posted 05.20.2015 | College
Uloop

You might be the type of person who is great at giving advice, or you might be the type of person who is usually the one asking or taking advice from others, whether they're your close friends, acquaintances, or family members.

The Key To Feeling Confident In Any Situation

Posted 05.20.2015 | OWN

Hollywood producer and author of A Curious Mind Brian Grazer explains his guiding principle -- that following our innate curiosity can lead to a bigge...

Make Yourself More Valuable in Your Workplace: Develop Your 'Meta-Skills'

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

"Mindset over skill set." I recently heard this phrase in a talk on smart hiring strategies, and it struck me that mindset is really what we're talking about when we talk about meta-skills.

7 Benefits of Using a Staffing Firm to Job Hunt in Hawaii

Brandon Suyeoka | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Brandon Suyeoka

A few posts ago I wrote about 5 things you can do when looking for a job in Hawaii. Out of those five, I've always been asked to expand more on how connecting with a local staffing firm can help in your job search.

The Downfall of Quitting My Job Too Early

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Melissa J. Nixon

Have you ever thought about quitting your job? I mean really just packing up and walking out because either you had enough or maybe the dream in your heart was ready to burst out that you thought it was time to move on?

Entrepreneurs: John Mark Seltzer, Invaluable Advice from The Sunset Strip Music Producer

Johnathan Cardillo | Posted 05.15.2015 | Entertainment
Johnathan Cardillo

"Ok, soo I grew up in San Diego, CA and attended a private school. I got into music in my early teens. I started recording myself singing and playing instruments with my tape recorder. "

Millennials Want Jobs That Produce A Positive Impact, And That Starts With H.R.

The Atlantic | CHRISTINE BADER | Posted 05.15.2015 | Impact

HR-bashing has been one of the professional world’s most popular pastimes since well before the viral 2005 Fast Company article, “Why We Hate HR,...

Watch Out Extroverts: Your Introverted Co-Workers Are Judging You

Amy Morin | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Amy Morin

It really is the quiet ones you have to watch out for. At least, that's true for extroverts looking for positive peer recommendations from their quieter colleagues.

When Was Your Last Stupid Bold Move?

Pat Wadors | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Pat Wadors

A few weeks ago I was being interviewed about being a woman in an executive leadership role, and the interviewer asked me, "What were your most defi...

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Being A Single, Career-Oriented Woman in Your Twenties

Natalie Bacon | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Natalie Bacon

I was recently told by a guy that he didn't think it was a good idea for us to continue dating because I was "too career-oriented." [Insert the deer in headlights, eyes bulging emoji].

Just Rewards for Bullies

Richard Moran | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Richard Moran

Life is too short to work for or with bullies. Although a dying breed, they are still around.

What Commencement Speeches Aren't Saying

Jill Jacinto | Posted 05.12.2015 | College
Jill Jacinto

A few weeks ago I was asked to be on a panel at Fairfield University to discuss my experiences in the media business. My fellow panelists held a variety of careers within the media world.

Four Secrets to Successful Meetings

Emma Isaacs | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Emma Isaacs

We've all had them: marathon meetings that go on longer than Claudia Schiffer's legs. They're usually the result of bad preparation and a few people who love the sound of their own voice and talk in circles.

Channelling the Greats

Lisa Messenger | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Lisa Messenger

Here are some of the best thoughts to soak up if you are also undergoing a phase of high growth (read: late nights, longwinded meetings, unanswered questions, competing priorities, staffing woes and the delightful problem of success).

The Big Mistake New Graduates Make When Starting Their Careers

OWN | Posted 05.12.2015 | OWN

How do you go from being a radio station mascot to leading one of the largest media companies in the world? Only Erik Logan, the co-president of Oprah...

You're More Than Just a "Knowledge Worker"

Eryc Eyl | Posted 05.11.2015 | Business
Eryc Eyl

These six characteristics have almost -- almost -- become second nature as a way of thinking about the modern workplace. However, the concept of knowledge work has become oversimplified to a point that could even be harmful.

8 Tips For College Graduates

Ronda Lee | Posted 05.11.2015 | College
Ronda Lee

I was fortunate to have people enter my life to help me navigate my educational objectives and career goals. Without their advice and wisdom, I do not know if I would have succeeded.

No, You Can't Pick My Brain

Ellevate | Posted 05.11.2015 | Women
Ellevate

By: Jennifer Robinson I don't sell a "product." I provide a service. My "product" is my expertise. I educate people. I'm not alone. Lots of other ent...